Friday, February 27, 2015
A 65-year-old retired teacher died early Wednesday, a day after suffering injuries when riot police cleared away protesters who tried blocking access to the airport in the resort city of Acapulco.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying the Republican-run Congress and wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another man at a Texas shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis.
A commuter train bound for Los Angeles derailed before dawn Tuesday in a fiery collision with an abandoned commercial pickup after the truck's driver took a wrong turn and got stuck on the tracks.
Police are asking for the public's help in trying to determine who built a mysterious underground tunnel near York University in Toronto.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis.
A U.S. Marine who vanished a decade ago in Iraq was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for leaving his post there and then fleeing to Lebanon after a brief return to the U.S.
A fiery oil train derailment in Ontario this month suggests new safety requirements for tank cars carrying flammable liquids are inadequate, Canada's transport safety board announced Monday.
Republicans who control the U.S. Senate sought a way out of an impasse that could shut down the Homeland Security Department on Friday by separating President Barack Obama's contested immigration measures from the agency's funding bill.